Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 05/11/2015 - 11:38am

On 7th May 2015, passed away peacefully at the Exeter Hospice aged 46 years following a THREE year battle with cancer, he put up a great fight.

Beloved husband of Clair, dearly loved dad of Katie and a much loved step dad of Rebecca. He will be greatly missed. The family would like to say a huge thank you to all the doctors and nurses who took great care of him, especially in his final days.

Funeral service on Friday 22nd May at Exeter Crematorium, 11.30am, St Peters Chapel.

No flowers at his request, but donations if desired are for Hospiscare by retiring...

Plymouth and Devon Chamber respond to SW GE2015 results

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 05/08/2015 - 5:18pm

Peter Hartland, Chief Executive of Plymouth and Devon Chamber of Commerce said: “I would like to congratulate the Conservative Party on their election victory in the South West. “Businesses in all parts of the United Kingdom and particularly the South West want to see a pro-growth, pro-enterprise programme – building on the positive steps taken, and lessons learned, during the Coalition years. In order to continue the overall steady growth we have seen in the region, we need the next government to continue its work of cutting the deficit, in tandem with making significant investment in our...

JLL Exeter reacts to the 2015 General Election

Charles Kislingbury, head of the Exeter office of leading property consultancy JLL, said: “A continued focus on fiscal prudence and deficit reduction will ensure that bond yields and debt costs remain low, providing support for the investment market, the housing market and the wider economy.

“However, the real challenge for the next government is to focus on medium-term measures to improve productivity, which has lagged behind countries such as the US, Germany and France, despite our remarkable rates of job creation. This will need to include further investment in infrastructure...

Leading Devon audiology service appoints new Chairman

Following a highly competitive recruitment process with a significant number of quality applicants, Dr Ian Reynolds has been appointed as the new Chair of Chime Social Enterprise, the NHS audiology partner and leading not-for-profit hearing service across Devon.

Ian has a significant pedigree in executive and non-executive roles across healthcare, science and regulatory sectors in both public and private business sectors and he will commence his new role with immediate effect. As Chief Executive of Nottingham Health Authority and also of private healthcare company, Priory Hospitals...

Lamacraft Terrence (Terry)

On 29th April 2015 peacefully in Mount Pleasant Care Home Newton Abbot , after a long illness , died aged 69 years.

Loving husband of Eileen, dearly loved dad of Karen & Ray, Mark & Alex step dad to Connie & George & a much loved grampee of Ben, Amy, Tom, Rhys, Chloe, George & Sampson.

Funeral service on Tuesday 12th May at Chagford Parish Church, 12.30pm, followed by cremation.

Family flowers only please donations if desired for Alzheimer's Society or Mount Pleasant Care Home by retiring collection or c/o M Sillifant & Sons, Funeral...

HEPPELL Ellen Grace (Ellie)

Peacefully on 16th April 2015 at the Exeter Hospice after a long illness Ellie aged 72 years.

Loving daughter of Betty. Funeral service at The Exeter & Devon Crematorium on Tuesday 12th May at 12.15pm, St Peters Chapel.

Floral tributes or donations, if preferred for Hospiscare may be given by retiring collection or sent to LeRoy Funerals 10 Alphington Road Exeter EX2 8HH.


On 23rd April 2015 peacefully in hospital aged 76 years.

Beloved wife of David, dearly loved Mum of Ian, loving Gran of Natashia, Kerry and Lee, and a dear Great-Gran of seven.

Funeral service private at her request.

Donations if desired for The British Heart Foundation or Hospiscare c/o M Sillifant & Sons, Family Funeral Directors, 19-20 Holloway Street, Exeter. EX2 4JD.

BAKER Paul John

Paul John of Exeter, formerly of Hertfordshire and the Agricultural Inn Brampford Speke, died peacefully on Wednesday 15th April aged 68.

Beloved son of Joan and John (deceased), brother of Stephen, dearly loved husband of Caroline, father of Andrew and Christopher, and grandfather of twins Rowan and Etienne.

Funeral to celebrate his life will be on Monday 11th May at Exeter Crematorium. 1.00pm, in St Paul's Chapel.

Family flowers only, donations to Gurkha Welfare Trust by retiring collection or c/o M. Sillifant & Sons, Family Funeral Directors, 19-20 Holloway...


On 26th April 2015 peacefully at home with his family present aged 67 years.

Beloved husband of Tina, dearly loved Dad of David, Adam and Stephen, and a loving father-in-law and Grandad.

Funeral Service Thursday 7th May St Gregory’s Parish Church, Dawlish 11.30am followed by private interment in St Mary’s Churchyard, Cofton.

Black tie to be worn please.

Family flowers only, donations if desired for Rowcroft Hospice or Cancer Research UK by retiring collection or c/o M Sillifant & Sons, Family Funeral Directors, 19-20 Holloway Street, Exeter EX2 4JD.


Passed away peacefully in her sleep on 17th April 2015 at Woodhayes Nursing Home in Exeter, aged 90 years.

Devoted wife of 66 years to the late George Tupper who she missed everyday. Such a loving mum to Sue and Lindy, mother-in-law to Andrew and Ian, grandma to Tim, James, Christopher and Lucy, great grandma to Tilly, Martha, George, Gilbert, Jack and Harry.

Funeral service at The Exeter and Devon Crematorium on Friday 1st May at 3.30pm (St Peters Chapel).

Family flowers only please, donations if desired to The Devon Air Ambulance Trust by retiring Collection or...